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The B&N Podcast

Feb 20, 2019

"I'd become a nameless ghost."  Today on the B&N Podcast, our guest is Stephanie Land, the author of the New York Times bestselling memoir Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive.  In this riveting debut, a Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers selection for Spring 2019, Land chronicles her journey...


Feb 14, 2019

Today on the B&N Podcast we're talking about a place where business, family, and an iconic New York City institution meet.  Our guest is Julie Gaines, the co-founder of the groundbreaking store Fish's Eddy — where vintage plates, bowls and cups salvaged from a vanishing America find a new life in the kitchens and...


Feb 12, 2019

In September 1993 actor Gary Sinise, fresh off of the triumph of directing his film adaptation of Of Mice Men, was being fitted for a long-haired wig to shoot scenes as the disabled veteran Lt. Dan Taylor in the movie Forrest Gump. The film’s runaway success, both at the box office and the Academy Awards of course...


Feb 6, 2019

When the Jamaican writer Marlon James announced his intention to follow his Man Booker Prize-winning novel A Brief History of Seven Killings with — in his words — an “African Game of Thrones” the excitement in the book world was nothing short of electric.  Now the first volume in a planned series has arrived,...


Feb 5, 2019

On today's episode of the B&N Podcast, Tara Conklin joins us to talk about her brand-new novel The Last Romantics. It's a sweeping epic of an American family, in which the bonds between four siblings, forged in one idyllic summer, will be tested in a way that makes plain the power of the stories they tell one another....